For Sale: 1968 SWB Porsche 911

1968 Porsche 911

1968 Porsche 911T 2.0L, built to 'S' specification

Rare original German market LHD short wheelbase (SWB) model. Sky blue exterior with light brown leatherette interior.

Production date 18th December 1967, chassis number 11820482, engine number 2080533 (matching numbers).

1968 Porsche 911 SWB

This very special car maintains it's original aluminium crankcase air-cooled flat-6 with twin weber IDT triple-choke carburettors, optioned from the factory with Fuchs 5.5J x 15" wheels, front fog lights, and original AM/FM radio, all still with the car. It was first registered in Germany, sold by dealers Hülpert & Co. out of Dortmund in the North Rhine-Westphalia region. It spent it's early life with it's first owner in Germany through the '70s, then was purchased by a new owner and exported to Honolulu, Hawaii in 1980, where it was repainted from it's original Bahama Yellow to the Sky Blue it wears now.

1968 Porsche 911 SWB

The second owner maintained the car for 35 years from 1980 through to 2015, where it was purchased by an enthusiast in San Francisco who commenced some initial recommissioning work. In 2016 I purchased the car from San Francisco and imported it into the UK for a more thorough restoration.

1968 Porsche 911 Engine Bay

The engine was rebuilt during it's time in Honolulu, and has been upgraded with Arius high compression pistons, 2.2L barrels and S-spec cams. An 'S'-spec rear anti-roll bar has also been added. Carburettors, distributor, brake system and shift mechanism have been rebuilt. Fuel hoses, oil hoses, wheel bearings and suspension bushes have all been replaced.

1968 Porsche 911 Interior

In 2017 the car underwent a full underfloor, interior, underbonnet and wheel arch bare metal strip and zinc phosphate anti-rust treatment, and body exterior re-paint in 2K epoxy primer plus 4 coats 2K PPG paint, colour-matched to the existing Sky-Blue paint colour. The interior was subsequently restored with new driver and passenger footboards, retrimmed headlining, insulation, door cards, quarter-panels and tan feintuft velour carpet set. Driver and passenger seats have been restored with replacement original wadding and trim, and refurbishment of the existing vinyl wherever possible, to maintain the old car patina.

1968 Porsche 911T

The car has new rubber seals all round, and headlamp assys, front sidelight, tail light assys, heater system and driveshafts have also all been rebuilt. UK registration and first UK MOT was issed in April 2017 and it has been enjoyed on the road as my personal car ever since.


The car was a Porsche Club GB National Concours finalist in 2018, and comes with a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, fully maintained MOT's, maintenance record and original owner's handbook.


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Correspondence address: MCE Porsche, PO Box 760, Banbury, OX16 6PR.

Tel: +44 (0) 7796 372 239 or +44 (0) 1295 710 374

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